Colette Haskell, an Aurora-based horticulturist, has been the self-proclaimed “herb guru” at Nick’s Garden Center & Farm Market on South Chambers Road for more than a decade, providing both novice and expert herb growers with an ever-expanding arsenal of gardening tips and tricks
I’ve chosen some of my favorites, including chives, parsley, thyme and tarragon. But if you have other herbs at hand — basil, cilantro, mint, oregano — go right ahead and swap them in for my mix.
“These are really multi-purpose plants,” said Sue Goetz of Tacoma, Washington, author of “The Herb Lover’s Spa Book” (St. Lynn’s Press. 2015). “There is no other plant category with so much diversity.”